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Positive economic environment in Greece after years

On the occasion of a forum that started on Thursday at “Stavros Niarchos Foundation”, entitled “Greece: the roads of hope”, Attica Bank President and...

Institutions seem to agree that primary surplus will exceed target

The Institutions seem to agree that the primary surplus of the government budget will reach 2.8% of GPD, rather than 1.75% that is the...

Preliminary draft budget for 2018 to be presented to the Parliament

On Monday, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos will be presenting to the Parliament the preliminary draft budget for 2018, which provides for 2.4% growth...

Shadow economy in Greece over 21%

Shadow economy in Greece is estimated at 21.5% of GDP and ranks higher compared to other Eurozone member states, such as Italy where it...

Moody’s upgrades Greek bond rating

Moody's Investors Service announced on Friday that it had upgraded Greece's long-term issuer rating as well as all senior unsecured bond and programme ratings...

The Greek debt issue to be addressed in IMF spring meeting

The Greek government delegation will be visiting Washington tomorrow Thursday, for the spring meeting of the IMF. Ministers Euclid Tsakalotos and George Chouliarakis will be...

Social protection expenditure in Greece for 2015 rises up at 20.5 % of GDP

The social protection expenditure in Greece in 2015 accounted at 20.5 % of GDP on average, compared to 20.1% of GDP in the euro...

Ongoing negotiations between Greek government and the Institutions

Greek government officials are meeting with the Institutions on Wednesday noon. From the first day of the negotiations, the Institutions made clear that they...

Second highest growth rate in the Eurozone for Greece in the third quarter of...

The European economies grew faster in 2016 according to Eurostat, which recorded an average rate of GDP growth of 1.7% in the Eurozone for...

IMF supports optimistic assessment of Greek economy

International Monetary Fund supports and shares the optimistic assessment of the Greek government. The Fund's report on the global economic outlook, which was released on...